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The history of Peoria - Illinois Charles Ballance

The history of Peoria - Illinois

Charles Ballance

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CHAPTER LTHE GEOGRAPHICAL POSITION OF PEORIA.If you wish to see where Peoria is, place yourself in front of any large map of the United States- raise your eyes as far north as Lake Michigan. Near its westerly shore, in the State of Wisconsin, youMoreCHAPTER LTHE GEOGRAPHICAL POSITION OF PEORIA.If you wish to see where Peoria is, place yourself in front of any large map of the United States- raise your eyes as far north as Lake Michigan. Near its westerly shore, in the State of Wisconsin, you perceive several small streams, which, running a southerly course, unite and form the little river Desplaines. Turn your eyes to the right, and you will see, near the south end of Lake Michigan, in the(...)